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TASA/TASB CONVENTION – DALLAS, TEXAS

TASA/TASB CONVENTION – DALLAS, TEXASFriday, October 6, 2017 11:30 AM

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS: REAL LIFE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON TEXAS SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. Tom Myers and Lynn Rossi Scott and other members of the TASB Construction Contracts Committee will discuss new construction contract forms; problems with design, construction, and scheduling; real-life construction problems; and how you can protect your district from the beginning.

Saturday, October 7, 7:30 A.M.

AVOIDING DISCRIMINATORY DISCIPLINE. Lynn Rossi Scott and Kenyatta Braggs will present federal law and guidances related to helping school administrators avoid disciplining students based on race or disability, and will offer practical tips to avoid such practices.

TASB COUNCIL OF SCHOOL ATTORNEYS

Sunday, October 8, 2017 9:15 A.M.

OCR INVESTIGATIONS: Lynn Rossi Scott and Kenyatta Braggs will present insights into OCR procedures and how best to respond and seek resolution of OCR investigations.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 10:15 A.M.

LEGAL UPDATES: CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Tom Myers will present an update on construction issues and related purchasing and contracting issues common to public schools.